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on your radio, and on current tv this is the bill press show. >> for joe biden it is off to iowa! he's going to be the big star at the steak fry on september 15th. what do you say? can you believe it? this this is the "full court press." i hope i had a chance to kickback, relax over the weekend and recharge your batteries and roaring to go if you're not like the president and on vacation. congress is in town, the house and the senate while the first family is up on martha's vineyard. you can reach us and reach out we'll continue to look for your comments on twitter, and of course we check in with our friends all the time, and you can join us on www.billpres www.billpressshow. >> the man of many hats. >> bill: fixing coffee, i don't know what you're doing, but dan is here. and back from the national weekend. >> it was great. >> we usually have trouble with the fillies. >> the phillies are having more trouble than we are right now. >> yes, they are there didn't seem to be slumping as many phillies fans as there normalry are in washington, d.c. all you see are red caps, red shirts all o
? >> bill: that's great. is this the declaration of candidacy for joe biden or what? >> you see joe biden kind of like standing there, waving his arms, remember me, don't forget about me. you have hillary clinton out there pulling a lot of oxygen, even this early, you're hearing people talking about her foundation, her policy speeches, all of these -- extremely visible. and biden has to kind of take pain to remind people i'm still out here. this thing is far from decided. >> bill: he doesn't have to make a decision but he wants to keep himself in the public -- >> he wants to make sure the decision doesn't get made for him. and that's really what everyone is doing right now. it is this waiting game circling. everyone is in a holding pattern at the moment. >> bill: meanwhile, you mentioned the former secretary of state, former first lady, she gave a first -- big speech in san francisco yesterday about the voting rights act in front of the american bar association. her office announced this is going to be one of a series of speeching that she gives on major policy issues. so you know, i'm on
on a family vacation. a growing medical mystery for the rising political star. and bad, joe biden, by his side this morning. >>> real-life drama for dick van dyke. his car explodes into a fireball, seconds after he escapes thanks to a good samaritan. his thoughts this morning after he narrowly escaped. >> he yanked me out of the car. i was trying to call the dmv. >>> america's first pooch got a little sister at the white house. the brand-new video of bo meeting his new puppy playmate. now, the world meets sunny obama, this morning. >>> and good morning, everyone. boy, sunny is going to keep bo young out there at the white house, isn't she? they play around on the white house lawn yesterday. the first lady tweeting, she's so excited to introduce the newest member of the obama family. we're going to get to that. >>> also, the latest on the crisis in egypt. tense discussions going on inside the american government, whether to cut off aid. martha raddatz is in cairo, live for us this morning. >>> we want to get to details of a serious medical scare for the family of vice president joe biden. his s
and talking in those sorts of context. by yesterday, we had joe biden presenting what is largely a circumstance case that's put forth publicly by this point that is namely, we know that chemical weapons were deployed, and that the assad regime that the method to deliver those weapons. they are the only ones that could have done it, biden said there is no doubt. the report will be declassified and released perhaps as early at tomorrow morning. >> you mentioned a shift in tone. the president will be giving a speech today centered on peace commemorating the 50t 50th anniversary of martin luther king's march on washington. is there any way we could be firing rockets at syria before he delivers that speech? >> i seriously doubt that number one for the optics, number two, the u.n. in texters are on the ground. we expect the administration to release a case publicly that gets away from the circumstance case that you and i are talking about and present a more factual case, specific examples of how the assad regime went forward with this. that's what we're expecting. i don't expect this t
evidence of chemical attacks vice president joe biden said there is no evidence that gassed their own people. echoing calls for military action and some reports suggest the countdown to u.s. strikes could now be mere hours. cnn's chris lawrence is at his post at the pentagon. good morning, chris. >> good morning, carol. well, yes, the military is ready, but u.s. officials say there is still work to be done behind the scenes. that includes making sure allies have the authorization they need. making calls to key members of congress and declassifying some of the proof that details of which may surprise you. the latest warning to syria comes directly from the white house. >> those who use chemical weapons against defenseless men, women and children should and must be held accountable. >> another sign to expect action, u.s. officials all but telling u.n. inspectors, get out of the way. >> it's clear the security situation isn't safe for the team in syria. >> reporter: the defense secretary told the bbc u.s. ships are positioned and preparations complete. >> we are ready to go. >> reporter:
for president of the united states. she campaigned for for barack obama and joe biden, and presidentminated by elect obama to be secretary of state. any of us have lived to see a woman achieve a and a womanof goals who has done more for all of us than secretary hillary rodham clinton. with that, i give this award to hillary rodham clinton, and it is going to be accepted. [applause] in 2007 i was honored to serve as hillary clinton's campaign director. her at a family met campaign event in may of that year. hillary clinton as portrayed in media events, i was not prepared for her warm and authenticity. greetings, sheg looked at her son and looked back at me to ask, how is your health care? you it cover everything need? i am not sure i can explain the th her beacon of light provided. me, for ournt, for family, for our son, hillary clinton embodied hope, and in our brief conversation, she showed me what makes her the best public servant i believe our country has ever known. topic, same-sex marriage, veterans rights, voters rights, workers right, and much more, hillary clinton understands our co
joe biden is. i think he's out of town, too. the president comes back from the west coast and then he will turn around and head up to martha's vineyard pretty soon. we're here and glad you are, too! good to see you this morning. don't forget, we'll not only bring you up to date on the news such as it is, but give you a chance to talk about it all and let us know what it means to you. 1-866-55-press. our toll free number. that's how you join the conversation at any time. you can also find us on twitter, talk to us on twitter, give us your comments on twitter at bpshow, our twitter handle. couldn't be any more easy. and at facebook, facebook.com/billpressshow for our many thousands of friends on facebook. dan henning has the day off today. peter ogborn in the driver's seat and still doing the "full court press." >> i'm here. >> bill: checking your facebook and wearing several hats this morning. alicia cruz standing by to take your phone calls and he's hung over from the nationals game. >> poor cyprian. poor cyprian. >> bill: coming right from the stadium to the studio. >> from the stadi
and will be discharged from the hospital today. vice president joe biden says his son has had a successful medical procedure at a cancer center in houston, texas. he is being evaluated after becoming weak and disoriented last week. there's no word now on what that procedure was. >>> more affordable college education, that's the focus of a two-day bus tour by president barack obama that kicks off today. the president will visit schools in new york and pennsylvania to push through a number of proposals aimed at curbing the rising and higher costs of higher education. the president says pricey tuition and cuts in financial aid are leaving middle-class students buried in loans. now it's time to change. that tour is touted as part of the white house's plan to "create a better bargain for the middle class." >>> another top politician in our state may be on board with pushing back the start of school until after labor day. published reports indicate that governor o'malley spoke about the idea pro -- that was originally proposed by comptroller peter francho. a task force is now looking into the idea and
the constitutional rights of law-abiding citizens. biden --ident joe [laughter] you know, you do not need a punchline. [laughter] just say his name. people laugh. but vice president joe biden told all of us. he said, if anybody a tax or house, just go outside with a double barrel shotgun, and fire both barrels in the air, which is very, very good advice, if it so happens you are being attacked by a flock of geese. [laughter] but let me tell you, that fight in the early days and weeks, that fight looked unwinnable. the momentum was entirely with the president. all of the media told us it could not be won, and there were lots of senators on the edge, waiting. a handful of senators stood up and said, we will filibuster any amends the that second amendment right to keep and bear arms. [applause] was exactlyd next the same thing that happened with drones. what happened next was, the american people began getting involved, began tweeting, began calling their senators and saying, defend our bill of rights. you one of the most effective defenders we have of the second amendment. the second amendment is your
. jim pointed out, joe biden back in 1988, had a serious brain aneurysm. is this hereditary? >> it's a good question. if you have a relative who had an aneurysm, your risk of having one doubles. it's still small. but it doubles. that's clearly something they would be looking for in someone whose father had an aneurysm. >>> let's get to the news. elizabeth vargas. josh nursing the bad back. >> i'm glad to fill in for josh. hope that back gets better soon. we begin with breaking details about the worst of the massive wildfires burning across the west. thunderstorms could cause flooding in the same area where 160-square miles has been scorched. on evacuation order in some resort communities there has been lifted. and residents are returning. crews are battling the fire from the air, along with 1,200 firefighters on the ground. meantime, some strong winds in oregon pushed another wildfire across nearly eight-square miles, forcing new evacuations. >>> also breaking overnight, a massive fire at one of the largest metal recycling plants just outside new york city. heavy flames and smoke c
's absence from the early primary states. we know joe biden is making a states out, but she is teasing her next stop, so what is the strategy here? >> well, look, you know, peter, as i was listening to her say those words, all that kept running through my mind is this would be exactly what you would do if you were hillary clinton and you want to run for president. which i do think it is hard for her as an unannounced candidate to go to one of these early states respect because it would be an absolute zoo. anytime she gets near one of those states, we write about it. if she goes to one of the -- she doesn't need more headlines. i think what she's doing is smart. she's giving meaty policy addresses, voters suppression, voter i.d., critical important issue to the democratic base. particularly among african-americans and hispanics. she's doing what you do if you're hillary clinton and you want to run for president. >> i want to ask you, ruth, if we can, a change of topic. the republicans, it looks like a peace treaty, between rand paul and chris christie. here was rand paul's comments this mor
. that's vice president joe biden swearing in samantha power this morning as our new u.n. ambassador. samantha power of course replaces susan rice who's now president obama's national security adviser. a lot of people expected this to be a big, hairy confirmation fight. but samantha power ended up getting 87 votes in the senate. so there you go. u.n. ambassador, confirmed. the senate also confirmed one of president obama's top judicial nominees before leaving town. the senate unanimously confirmed raymond chan to sit on the u.s. court of appeals for the federal circuit. now, that court deals with a lot of important stuff, including trademarks, patents, as well as veterans' claims. we also now officially have an atf director. the senate confirmed b. todd jones to lead the bureau of alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives. this is the atf's first permanent director in seven years. they said it couldn't be done. but it got done. today we also got a look at the new jobs numbers for the month of july. the u.s. economy added 160,000 jobs for the month. the unemployment rate ticked down t
cliff deal essentially came down to him and vice president joe biden which may have cost him certainly up for re-election. he knows that he can't have his fingerprints on a government shutdown. >> bill: "huffington post" sabrina siddiqui in studio with us talking about -- to the extent there's any activity out of congress, it is happening at the town hall level where they're getting pressure on immigration reform from the left and on the right on obamacare and shutting down the government. your thoughts and your comments welcome at 1-866-55-press. we'll be right back. >> announcer: starting live on free speech tv on september 3rd, learn more at billpressshow.com. this is the "bill press show." >> did anyone tell the pilgrims they should self-deport? >> no, they said "make us a turkey and make it fast". >> (laughter). >> she gets the comedians laughing. >> that's the best! >> that's hilarious. >> ... and the thinkers thinking. >> okay, so there is wiggle room in the ten commandments is what you're telling me. >> she's joy behar. >> ya, i consider you jew-talian. >> okay, whatever you wa
at lackawanna college in scranton, pennsylvania, hometown of vice president joe biden. biden expected to appear with the president. >> there was presidential praise for the nation's hero of the week, antoinette tuff, the worker that talked down the gunman at a school near atlanta tuesday. while waiting to make a tv appearance, tuff took a call from the president. he thanked her for courage under fire. tuff called their conversation "awesome." >> awesome to hear. overseas now to egypt where muslim brotherhood is calling for a day of protests against the military-backed government. this is one day after former president mubarak was release from prison placed under house arrest. the 85-year-old former leader, faces a retrial next week for deaths of protesters in the 2011 uprising. >> well, let's say a certain part of rio de janeiro is probably smelling a bit ripe right now. that's because of the ten tons of dead fish that are in one of the city's lakes. that lake sits right next to the site where rio's olympic park is being constructed. the city hosts the summer games in three years. it's believed
was at buffalo. i visited students at syracuse. later today, i am going to meet joe biden in scranton, his hometown. i decided to stop here for a couple of reasons. toldr one, i have been that it is very important for me to go to speedy's while i am here. [applause] up andgoing to pick one try it on the road. number two, i am excited because of the great work that convinces -- campuses like binghamton are doing to keep costs down for hard-working students. the chancellor is making sure that hundreds of thousands of city students across the state are getting a world-class education. but without some of the debt and financial burden that is stopping too many young people from going to college. that is what we want for all of our students across the country. over the past month, i have been visiting towns throughout america. i talked about, how do we secure a better bargain for the middle class? we fought our way through a very brutal recession. now, we are at a point where we are creating jobs, the economy is growing, but it -- budget deficits are falling. healthcare inflation has been reduc
. visits to iowa by joe biden. for the first 45 minutes we want to hear from the people that best represents your political party. divided the lines by political party. if you want to give us a tweet on this topic you can send that our way@c-spanwj. send us an e-mail at journal@c- span.org. couple ofurred by a different things. "the wall street journal" has a new writeup about the rnc meeting. the head of the rnc talked a little bit about the 2016 strategy. in this write up this morning, he said -- that ist abt the strategy on the republican side. on the democratic side, iowa seems to be concerned, taking a .ook at what is going on there the vice president is expected to speak there next month. abc news talks about heller clinton and the minnesota senator, saying -- for our first 45 minutes, a generic topic when it comes to , specificallyies we are interested in hearing about who represents your political party best. be prepared to tell us who that is and be prepared to tell us why. here are the numbers that you can give us a call on. for the first call up this morning, this is s
. ♪ >>> president obama was joined by his right hand man, joe biden on a bus tour today. he was with his son in texas as he underwent surgery. he spoke of it for the first time today. >> i just want y'all to know since you asked about my son. it's not only good to be here, but things are good in delaware. my son beau is fine, sends his love. he wanted me to say hello to all of you and he wanted to be with his colleague kathleen, the attorney general of the state of pennsylvania. he's doing well. he's getting back to work. >> the president's bus tour is somewhat reminiscent of the campaign trail and cnns senior white house correspondent is here with the details. jim, you have followed him for a long time today. it's been a long one. >> reporter: it has. something you know very well. as the president was gearing up for the final day of the bus tour, a white house spokesman was talking about the chemical spill in syria. the president had a tricky balancing act on his hands all week. there's no election in sight, but president obama was in full campaign mode traveling in the white house bus from
the parade of papers. "the houston chronicle" beau biden, son of vice president joe biden, is undergoing tests in houston, texas, after spells of disorientation and weakness. the attorney general of delaware has been the attorney general since 2006. beau had a mild stroke in 2010 and surgery to correct two brain aneurysms in 1988. the vice president is in texas with his son. >> send him the best. beau biden one of the nicest guys around. send him the very best. >> "new york post" city officials announcing the latest gun bust in new york history. police arrested 19 people and uncovered 254 firearms. the nypd operation tore apart two smuggling rings from south carolina. some of the weapons pulled in as much as $160,000. >> this was like one of the largest gun busts i think in new york history. >> and "the new york times" the federal reserve says some major banks are coming up short during stress testing. aimed at insuring whether they can weather another financial crisis. the report indicates some banks are making the same mistakes they made during the recent economic crisis. and jeffrey s
campaigned for election of barack obama and joe biden. in november, she was nominated by president-elect obama to be secretary of state. i don't think any of us have aved to see a woman achieve greater set of goals, a woman who has done more for all of with that, i give this award to senator and secretary of state hillary rodham clinton. will be accepted by join you come from forrest city -- joy from forrest city. >> in 2007, i was honored to serve as clinton cost campaign director for winnebago county. -- hillary clinton's campaign director for winnebago county. only met hillary clinton as portrayed in media reports, i was not prepared to be overwhelmed by her warmth and authenticity. after exchanging greetings, she --ked at our oldest son's sun, and then looked back at me to say, how is your health care? do they cover everything you need? i'm not sure i can adequately explain the warmth her beacon of light provided on that day in 2007. from ourrs away country successfully passing much-needed healthcare reform. in that moment, for me, for our family, for our son, hillary clinton e
is concerned about the second amendment right to keep and bear arms. on this issue, vice president joe biden -- the nice thing is that you don't need a punchline. [applause] you simply say his name and people naturally laugh. but vice president joe biden had some advice for all of us. if somebody is attacking your home just go outside with a double barrel shotgun and fire both arrows into the air. which is very good advice. if it happens you're being attacked by a flock of geese. on guns, following the horrific tragedy in newtown president obama came out saying, let not let's go come down on the violent criminals like a ton of bricks. but instead, the president said, we will use this as an excuse to go after the constitutional rights of law- abiding citizens. in washington, the momentum was entirely with the president on this. conventional wisdom was that this was unstoppable. and i will tell you that three senators signed a very simple and short note to hear he read that said we will -- harry reid that said we will filibuster anything that prohibits our right to bear arms. [applause] the im
in pennsylvania the hometown of vice president joe biden who will be with him tomorrow. we will have live coverage on the c-span networks. ♪ >> with the president talked about education, on c-span tonight we'll be opening our phone lines and getting your thoughts on college costs as student loan program and the valley of education. we are inviting her conversations through our facebook page or on twitter come use the hashtag c-span chat. c-span slide education town hall starting at 7:30 p.m. eastern tonight on our companion network c-span. ♪ >> while waiting for the president, awaiting the arrival of the president of the state university of new york, buffalo university, the president will be talking about the cost of college education. the president expected in just a couple of minutes. we'll get a preview of the presidency to her through new york and pennsylvania that took place this morning on the "washington journal." house of representatives mr. jackson, could you highlight some of the message that the president will bring, especially a new take on how colleges should be ranked and how tha
rights of law-abiding citizens. vice president joe biden -- you know, you don't need a punch line. [applause] you just say his name, people laugh. but vice president joe biden told all of us that if anybody attacks your house, just go outside with a double barrel shotgun, and fired both barrels in the air. which is very, very good advice. if it so happens are being attacked by a flock of geese. but let me tell you, that fight over guns, in the early days and weeks, that fight looked unwinnable. the momentum was entirely with the present. all of the media told us it could not be won, and there were lots of senators on the edge wavering. a handful of senators stood up and said, we will filibuster any legislation that undermines the second amendment right to keep and bear arms. [applause] and what happened next was exactly the same thing that happened with the drones. what happened next was the american people began getting involved, begin speaking out, e-mailing, tweeting, began calling their senators and saying, defend our bill of rights. let me tell you one of the most effective d
ourselves on. and >> i remember joe biden always came in dead last. least rich on capitol hill. made $200 on his book last year. [laughter] >> i know everyone has questions. each team has worked somewhere else. some of you have worked in more traditional places compared to where you are now. can you tell us how that is different for you personally, what you feel has been a change for you perhaps in moving into the work you are doing now. we're also interested in how you help students prepare for this environment where there are all of these opportunities. what do they need to know to take a vantage of opportunities that are out there? i think they need to learn how to code. as someone who has worked for a newspaper for 24 years, the last six of that running p oliticfact. i am struck by the tremendous opportunity for opportune it -- opportunity for students that can understand the fundamental of journalism and understand understandience, on htm html and want to take the curiosity of record a list and put it to work on the web. >> i will push back a little bit on that from my own interest a
ourselves on. >> i remember joe biden always came in dead last. least rich on capitol hill. he made $200 on his book last year. [laughter] >> i know everyone has questions. each team has worked somewhere else. some of you have worked in more traditional places compared to where you are now. can you tell us how that is different for you personally, what you feel has been a change for you perhaps in moving into the work you are doing now. we're also interested in how you help students prepare for this environment where there are all of these opportunities. what do they need to know to take advantage of opportunities that are out there? >> i think they need to learn how to code. as someone who has worked for a newspaper for 24 years, the last six of that running politifact. i am struck by the tremendous opportunity for students that can understand the fundamental of journalism and understand computer science, understand html and want to take the curiosity of a journalist and put it to work on the web. >> i will push back a little bit on that from my own interest and say i do not care if the
. on the democratic side, we've got amy of minnesota tomorrow. howard dean is research -- resurfacing. joe biden is coming next month. >> c-span and c-span radio will be covering this in clear lake iowa. about thelittle bit event. she is speaking there but honoring hillary clinton. how will that work? >>) -- >> right. they gave the award to a democrat this year. she is true -- coming simply to for a democratic congressman here running for the senate. at has also spoken to iowans the national convention in north carolina. it is interesting she is coming back. any interest?ave is there talk about her possibly forming in interest in running for president in 2016? >> yes. when we asked her in north carolina, she brushed off questions about becoming president. we have asked -- activists from last week. they were promoting a generic female president. one of the names were dropped. if you look at any hotlist or possible democratic candidate that hillary clinton does not my is always on the list. on the reporting republican meeting, which c- span recorded part of today. the headline on the site. the hea
visited students at syracuse. later today on the joe biden in scranton, his hometown. i decided to stop here for a couple of reasons. number one, i have been told it is very important for me to get a speedy's while i'm here. [applause] so we are going to pick one up and try it on the road. number two, i'm excited because the great work that suny campuses like the nintendo are doing to keep costs down for hard-working students -- like binghamton are doing to keep costs down for hard-working students like you. students across the state are getting world-class higher education. that without some of the debt and financial burden that is stopping too many young people from going to college. that is what we want for all of our students and families all across the country. i've beenast month visiting towns throughout america and i have talked about, how do we secure a better bargain for the middle class and everybody trying to work their way into the middle class? we fought our way through a very brutal recession and now we're at a point where we are creating jobs, the economy is growing, ajit
. in washington today vice president joe biden's war on summoned the power as the ambassador to the u.n.. you can see a picture of the vice president administering the oath of office at the white house one day after the senate confirmed her by the vote of 87-10. now we will show a portion of this morning's washington journal. >> if we turn away from the needs of others, we align ourselves with those forces which are bringing about this suffering. >> they ought to take advantage with nothing short of the public health [inaudible] certainly when somebody had their own agenda >> the concern for what is going on with american women. >> she becomes the chief confidante. >> many of the women that were first lady's a lot of the more feminist. >> they are and how many ways more interested as human beings than their house and because they are not first and foremost to find the political ambition. >> because you go to the white house today and it's really roosevelt's white house. >> i think in every case the first lady has done what was in her personality and interest. >> she wrote in her memoir i myself n
legion convention in houston, vice president joe biden pledged syria must be held accountable. >> there's no doubt who is responsible for this heinous use of chemical weapons in syria. the syrian regime. >> the prime targets, planes, rocket launchers, and artillery used to launch deadly chemicals but not the chemical weapons themselves. and the syrian leadership, including bashir al assad, are not on the target list. there's no word this morning that president obama has given the order. once he does, it could be just a matter of hours before those missiles are flying. matt? >> all right, jim. thanks so much. retired four-star general barry mccaffrey is an nbc news analysis. good morning. good to see you. >> morning, matt. >> let me start by asking you this. some sources in the administration have been briefing reporters on background about our possible course of action against the syrian military, the weapons of choice and perhaps even the timing of it. what good comes of that? why are they doing that? >> well, it's hard to say. this strikes me as very confused signaling of political in
. that is the sort of resources and reporting that we pride ourselves on. and >> i remember joe biden always came in dead last. least rich on capitol hill. he made $200 on his book last year. [laughter] >> i know everyone has questions. each team has worked somewhere else. some of you have worked in more traditional places compared to where you are now. can you tell us how that is different for you personally, what you feel has been a change for you perhaps in moving into the work you are doing now. we're also interested in how you help students prepare for this environment where there are all of these opportunities. what do they need to know to take a vantage of opportunities that are out there? >> i think they need to learn how to code. as someone who has worked for a newspaper for 24 years, the last six of that running politifact. i am struck by the tremendous opportunity for opportune it -- opportunity for students that can understand the fundamental of journalism and understand computer science, understand html and want to take the curiosity of record a list and put it to work on the web. >>
remember joe biden always came in dead last. least rich on capitol hill. made $200 on his book last year. [laughter] >> i know everyone has questions. each team has worked somewhere else. some of you have worked in more traditional places compared to where you are now. can you tell us how that is different for you personally, what you feel has been a change for you perhaps in moving into the work you are doing now. we're also interested in how you help students prepare for this environment where there are all of these opportunities. what do they need to know to take a vantage of opportunities that are out there? i think they need to learn how to code. as someone who has worked for a newspaper for 24 years, the last six of that running p oliticfact. i am struck by the tremendous opportunity for opportune it -- opportunity for students that can understand the fundamental of journalism and understand understandience, on htm html and want to take the curiosity of record a list and put it to work on the web. >> i will push back a little bit on that from my own interest and say i do not know -
. the president will be joined by vice president joe biden. and coming up tonight, texas senator ted cruz will be delivering the keynote address at a fundraiser hosted by the new hampshire republican party and the city of dublin. senator cruz who is considering a presidential run will be introduced by new hampshire center kelly ayotte. the road to the white house coach will begin at seven eastern tonight on c-span. >> let's begin with one of our best bars, james baldwin. what brought you to the march on washington? >> i could say the fact i was born and eager in this country. more concretely, i felt there was no reason for me not to be involved with what is one of the most significant and most important, most loaded demonstration to free americans. that has never happened in this country. >> up until very recently like most americans i expressed my support of civil rights largely by talking about it at cocktail parties. but again, like many americans, this summer, i could no longer pay only lip service to a cause that was so urgently right and into time that is so urgently now. >> sunday,
. earlier today, vice president joe biden airing an event was asked the question about syria, and he responded that the president has not yet made a decision about an attack on that country. speaker boehner yesterday released a statement in which he called on further negotiations by the president with congress, and within his letter he included a number of questions, what specific evidence the administration has about the use of chemical weapons by the government as well as the administration's long-term goals. we will continue to follow this story and update you as the news becomes available. as the president considers the u.s. response to syria's alleged use of michael weapons, the washington institute yesterday hosted a discussion on the u.s. relationship with syria and opposition groups and the applications of a strike on that nation. this discussion is about 90 minutes. ,> if i may have your attention i'm the director of research at the washington institute for near east policy. i would like to welcome you here today and start with a logistical note -- please follow my example a
beau biden is set to be released from the hospital. he has a mass in his brain. and he was popular guy with "morning joe" and, obviously that's a young guy. >> eerie because something similar happened to his father in 1988 he set out to run for president. he dropped out of the race. if he didn't dropout of the race he had an aneurysm. >>> tv host dr. phil sparked outrage on twitter for posing the question if a girl is drunk is it okay to have sex with her. the tweet was deleted but the backlash prompted a petition asking for an apology. a rep for the show said the tweet was to be a poll for an upcoming show not a statement and apologized. >> i think that's when big stars don't manage their twitter accounts and you have -- >> do you need to poll? >> that's what happened to any cole. >> it takes on a life of its own. >> twitter is bad news. >> i love how she says the twitter. >> i like how he r.s the box. >> you learn about the box. >> what is the bot. >> automated twitter handles. >> those hash tag thing in >> no. >> i don't even know how to write one. >> you get it, you get automatic f
. circle october 1st when enrollment begins and joe, politico is reporting that starting october 1st a whole political campaign around it. you will have the president, the first lady, the vice president, dr. jill biden, all out this fall making strategic appearances around this law. they're going to be tracking those enrollments, looking at it as a political campaign, where they're weak, where they feed to be and they will be sending officials based on how people are signing up. >> you know, i'm looking also at other stories in politico, one of your top stories, nancy pelosi, the hawk, tells barack obama to act on syria. isn't that interesting? the names of -- have changed here when it comes to hawks asking for military force. >> it's really true. and what we're hearing from congress is that they wish that they had been more involved in this conversation. the president talking with speaker boehner yesterday. but certainly on the republican side they feel it's too late and you have this fascinating dynamic of speaker pelosi who during the bush years, of course, was opposed to interven
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